Observations in the Genus: Papilio

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Green cat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 19th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Found on tiles on an extremely hot day, probably baked but keeping it to see what happens. Close to an ornamental Kumquat

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Swallowtail

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Silvermine Lookout
Observed: 14th January 2017
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Citrus swallowtail larva

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By: Laaiqah Jabar
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mooibank
Observed: 12th January 2017
Added: 13th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Trying out camouflage

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By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Adjacent to the Silvermine Wetlands
Observed: 30th December 2016
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Swallowtail

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Swallowtail

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 30th December 2016
Added: 2nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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By: AUDISSOU
Location: West of Patensie
Observed: 4th October 2010
Added: 1st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Green-banded Swallowtail (7 Passes)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: 7 Passes (3)
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail vs Baboon Spider

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Location: Westville, Durban, South Africa
Observed: 9th September 2016
Added: 25th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Spoiler alert, the butterfly lost.

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Emerged at last!

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd December 2016
Added: 24th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Blue swallowtail

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Ithala Game Reserve
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 16th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Swallowtails

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Ithala Game Reserve
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 16th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail

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Location: Notten's Bush Camp
Observed: 12th November 2016
Added: 10th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Papilio demodocus

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Location: Reynold Street
Observed: 4th December 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Emperor Swallowtail

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Location: Mount Sheba
Observed: 16th November 2016
Added: 4th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:4
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Sexual dimorphism

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 4th May 2016
Added: 21st November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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She actually settled!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 21st November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Most frustrating butty to try to photograph - flop about like giant flying hankies never settling. She must have been really thirsty ...

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Bee stung butterfly?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th November 2016
Added: 20th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
Description:

Corpse brought in, told that it had been stung when a swarm of bees passed by?

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Car park surprise.

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st October 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Fluttered down weakly, the fluttered off weakly. Newly emerged?

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Traitor

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Devils Peak below Tafelberg Road
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 18th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Traitor

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Signal Hill
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 17th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Some tramps will visit anything ...

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What type of butterfly.

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By: dantel
Location: Butterfly
Observed: 12th May 2014
Added: 12th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Citrus Swallowtail

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Location: 18, DS Botha St
Observed: 10th October 2016
Added: 10th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

This flutterby was sitting on the "stoep" of the municipal building (now they are queuing for SASSA, what next?!)
I was able to entice it on my fingers, unhappily of the right hand, so I had to operate the camera with my left ...

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Flutter by ~~~

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Location: Boesmanskloof Hiking trail
Observed: 9th October 2016
Added: 9th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 2nd October 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Take a break.. in the middle of the road

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A thrill when they actually sit still!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Umlalazi Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th September 2016
Added: 4th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Basking, instead of flitting frustratingly about

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Kleinmond Christmas swallowtail caterpillar (reared)

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By: magrietb
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Kleinmond
Observed: 25th November 2015
Added: 1st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Collected little caterpillar on the lemon tree. Managed to capture it moulting, always nice to see (click on the gif to view full screen).

For this one's full life cycle see http://www.ispotnature.org/node/792983

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Citrus swallowtail - Kanonkop

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Kanonkop Nature Resere, Atlantis, Western Cape, RSA
Observed: 23rd September 2016
Added: 29th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Tried to photograph some of them, but the wind was terrible - only managed to get this one clinging to the ground for dear life!

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Citrus Swallowtail

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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Butterflies

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By: annette gerber
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Location: Mission Rocks , South Africa
Observed: 29th July 2016
Added: 12th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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